Hassan Masoud

Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - Philosophy Dept

Contact

Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Arts - Philosophy Dept
Email
hassan.masoud@ualberta.ca
Address
2-67 Assiniboia Hall
9137 116 St NW
EdmontonAB
T6G 2E7

Courses

PHIL 120 - Symbolic Logic I

A study of sentential logic, including translation, semantics, decision procedures and natural deduction followed by an introduction to predicate logic, concentrating on translation. Note: Not open to students with credit in PHIL 220.

Spring Term 2022 Fall Term 2022 Winter Term 2023

PHIL 125 - Practical Logic

Elementary methods and principles for analyzing reasoning as it occurs in everyday contexts. Topics may include informal fallacies, introduction to scientific method, elementary statistical reasoning, elementary sentential logic, as well as the study of argument in contemporary debates about issues of social concern.

Fall Term 2022

PHIL 265 - Philosophy of Science

An introduction to the central issues in contemporary philosophy of science. Topics may include theory evaluation, paradigm shifts and theory change, laws of nature, causation and explanation, the rationality of science and its social and historical setting.

Fall Term 2022 Winter Term 2023

PHIL 325 - Risk, Choice, and Rationality

A study of the formal theory of rationality including probability and induction, and elementary decision theory, with attention to the paradoxes of choice.

Winter Term 2023

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